Medicine Hat

Family Fun in Medicine Hat

When people talk of touring Southern Alberta in the summer, one can generally assume that means exploring the dinosaur museum in Drumheller and discovering your inner cowboy at the Calgary Stampede. But what about Medicine Hat? The Trans-Canada Highway cuts through the heart of Medicine Hat and odds are, especially
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The Canadian Badlands are rich in history! We start with cowboys, back in First Nations history, all the way back to the time of dinosaurs.
Picturing the Past in the Canadian Badlands

Under the sun on the rugged landscape in Writing-on- Stone Provincial Park, our guide passes around a copy of a photo from 1924 of a Blackfoot (Pikuni) elder called Bird Rattle, etching a petroglyph that commemorates the journey he took to this special place. Our group passes the photo around, drawn
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Exploring Medalta Potteries in the Historic Clay District, Medicine Hat AB (Family Fun Canada)
The Alberta Industry That Clay Built: Exploring Medalta Potteries in Medicine Hat’s Historic Clay District

Standing inside the cool, spacious and dimly lit brick-walled beehive kiln at Medalta Potteries, watching my seven year old daughter crane her neck to see to the top of the curved ceiling, it’s hard to imagine the same space crammed from floor to ceiling and wall to wall with hundreds to thousands of clay objects stacked in
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